Police Officer Darrin McMichael

Police Officer Darrin McMichael

Arlington Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, September 21, 2023

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Darrin McMichael

Police Officer Darrin McMichael was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Interstate 20 near St. Augustine Drive at 6:10 a.m.

While driving his department motorcycle to work, Officer McMichael struck the back of an SUV when traffic suddenly stopped in front of him. The collision caused him to fall off his motorcycle. Before he could get up, another vehicle ran over him and drove away.

Officer McMichael was transported to Baylor Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

The driver has not been apprehended.

Officer McMichael had served with the Arlington Police Department for 24 years, assigned to the Motorcycle Unit for 13 years. His wife also serves with the agency.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge 1805

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Weapon Automobile; Motorcycle
  • Offender Not apprehended

hit-and-run, motor officer, motorcycle

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There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about you and that smile on your face. You were such a good friend to so many. Its so hard to believe that your really gone. Your sacrifices have been plentiful and worthy. Rest in Peace brother.

God Bless

Kyle R. Cox
Chief Deputy Constable
Hill County

May 1, 2024

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